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Refer new riders to receive free rides

In select cities, you can refer your friends to Lyft and each get a free ride. To see which cities qualify, tap Free Rides from the left-side menu. 


Sharing your code

There are a couple of ways to get your code out there. You can invite your friends to Lyft directly through the Lyft rider app by choosing "Free Rides" from the left side menu. From there, you can invite friends from the contacts on your phone. 

New riders can also enter your unique referral code (also found in the "Free Rides" screen) into the "Promo" screen of their app when signing up.

The option to refer new riders is only available in the Lyft rider app (not the Lyft Driver app).


Receiving ride credit

Referred rider: The new rider you refer gets credit right away — they'll see it in the 'Promo' section of their app.

Referring rider: You'll see your credit after the new passenger takes a ride.


Terms and Conditions

  • Participating cities and limited time only.
  • To receive referral and bonus credits, your invitees must be new to Lyft and must enter your code before taking their first ride.
  • By signing up, invitees receive a free ride credit.
  • A referral credit grants you the specified amount off a single Lyft ride.
  • Referral and bonus credits are valid for 14 days.
  • Credits are only valid for use on the Lyft platform and are not transferable or redeemable for cash.
  • Participation in this promotion is subject to Lyft’s Terms of Service.

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